The volt is the SI unit of electromotive force. One volt produces a current of 1 ampere through a resistance of 1 ohm. Electromotive force is the difference of potential produced by an electrical source to drive a current through an external electrical circuit.
|1 volt||=||1.0x108 abvolts||1 volt||=||1 J C-1|
|1 volt||=||0.003333 statvolt||1 mean international volt||=||1.00034 absolute volt|
Named after Count Alessandro Volta (1745-1827).